Welcome Clinton Co. Open Lands!
We welcome Market "24 Carrot" Sponsor, Clinton County Open Lands, Inc. to the Market this Saturday, August 13th!
What does sustainable agriculture mean?Organically and locally grown foods are part of the answer. Permanently preserved farmland is another. In a world where "development" often means losing prime soils and well-developed farms to rural subdivisions, agricultural easements are one answer. Properties with an agricultural easement (aka conservation easement) will be transferred and operated as farms in perpetuity.
Clinton County Open Lands, Inc. has been working since 2004 in Clinton Co. to preserve farms and
natural areas in Clinton Co. by holding conservation easements on property. While CCOL's current easement holdings are on traditional grain farms, CCOL supports the Clinton
Consumers are slowly becoming aware that their food choices matter. In addition to labels for "Organic" and "Locally grown," you may someday see another label -- the CCOL label on foods produced on a Clinton County PPF (a "Permanently Preserved Farm")!
To learn more, stop by our tent on Saturday,